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  1. Refreshing ideas: From the ground up: fight for our food systems

    13 Junio 2019 - Evento

    Transnational Institute researchers give you a some insights into their work with a Q&A session. Corporations have ever more power over what we eat. Katie Sandwell on how we take back control and build systems to feed people, and not grow profits.

  2. Refreshing Ideas: International peasant struggles

    18 Abril 2019 - Evento

    Transnational Institute researchers give you a some insights into their work with a Q&A session. Sylvia Kay about the role of peasants and small scale food producers in the 21st century.

  3. Asia Europe Peoples Forum (AEPF12)

    28 Septiembre 2018 - Evento

    Join us at the 12th Asia Europe Peoples Forum (AEPF12) in Ghent.

  4. Video: Fishing for food sovereignty

    16 Abril 2018
    Multi-media

    Industrial fishing, from deep sea trawling to coastal fish farms, is damaging the environment and emptying our oceans. But there is an alternative. Small-scale fishers around the world rely on traditional methods and practices, working in harmony with the environment to feed themselves and their communities. Around the world they are rallying around the idea of food sovereignty and the vision of a global food system with with food producers and human rights at its center.

  5. ERPI 2018 Conference: "Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World"

    17 Marzo 2018 - Evento

    Understanding 'rural' authoritarian populism

    The Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI) focuses on understanding the rise of 'authoritarian populism' in rural settings across the world, as well as the forms of resistance occurring and the alternatives being built. New exclusionary politics are generating deepening inequalities, jobless 'growth', climate chaos, and social division. The ERPI is focused on the social and political processes in rural spaces that are generating alternatives to regressive, authoritarian politics. We aim to provoke debate and action among scholars, activists, practitioners and policymakers from across the world who are concerned about the current situation, and hopeful about alternatives.

  6. A message from different national groups towards the WFFP General Assembly

    World Forum of Fisher Peoples
    15 Noviembre 2017
    Multi-media

    In preparation of the World Forum of Fisher People General Assembly.

  7. Stories of Resistance: Honduras - extractive economy and communities rights

    19 Octubre 2017 - Evento

    The Transnational Institute and Friends of the Earth International are happy to invite you to a much needed discussion on activism in Honduras, on Thursday, 19th of October, from 7- 9 PM in the seminar room at Transnational Institute.

  8. Standing Rock Water Protectors Dutch tour

    28 Mayo 2017 - Evento

    Across the Standing Rock Reserve, the heartland of the original American Sioux tribe, an oil pipeline is being constructed, threatening access to clean water for many. There is a strong opposition among the residents. In the Netherlands there are also fights against fossil fuel energy, damage to buildings through gas extraction and nuclear power plants. Connect with activists from Standing Rock during a tour across the Netherlands.

  9. The Dutch delegation at the Nyéléni Europe Forum 2016 in Romania

    10 Mayo 2017
    Multi-media

    Impression of the Dutch delegation at the Nyéléni Europe Forum 2016 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Over 500 people from all over Europe gathered there at the end of October for five days to lay the groundwork to take back, relocalise our food systems and multiply food sovereignty platforms across the continent.

  10. ICAS 2017 logo

    International Colloquium: The Future of Food and Challenges for Agriculture in the 21st Century

    24 Abril 2017 - Evento

    Debates about who, how and with what social, economic and ecological implications we will feed the world.

  11. Brazil: Right Wing Government Undermining Constitution

    Benny Kuruvilla
    17 Febrero 2017
    Multi-media

    Marco Aurelio, prominent leader of the MST (Brazilian Landless Workers Movement), speaks with Benny Kuruvilla on current developments in Brazil. Rightwing politicians have been busy cutting allocations in social sectors, revising labour laws and undermining the progressive Constitution. Social movements such as MST have been in the forefront in creating broad based progressive platforms to oppose the Temer Government. 

  12. Resistance in Honduras

    03 Febrero 2017 - Evento

    Join us to hear Tomas Gomez Membreno, the current coordinator of the Honduran organisation COPINH, share the story of his community's struggle.

  13. How to Move Beyond Gas and Towards a Just Energy Transition

    30 Enero 2017
    Multi-media

    Residents of the Dutch city of Groningen, where gas is being extracted by the Dutch Petroleum Company (NAM), have lost confidence in the company, and in the regulations intended to protect them. Social movements, civil society organisations and local political parties gathered and discussed the dismantling of the NAM and the need to democratise the energy sector.

  14. Demonetisation: A Body Blow to the Indian Economy and People

    Benny Kuruvilla
    19 Enero 2017
    Multi-media

    Two months ago, the Government of India announced a massive demonetisation exercise that effectively nullified 86% of the currency in circulation. Economist and Former Member of the Planning Commission of India, Professor Abhijit Sen speaks to Benny Kuruvilla of TNI about its failed attempt at curtailing black money. Sen further elaborates on its body blow to Indian agriculture and employment- both in the informal and formal sectors. With challenges looming on the domestic and international economic front, 2017 does indeed look bleak for the Modi Government.

  15. Re-Asserting Control: Voluntary Return, Restitution and the Right to Land for IDPs and Refugees in Myanmar - cover

    Flawed Global Rules in Agriculture: Need for a New Approach

    Benny Kuruvilla
    27 Octubre 2016
    Multi-media

    Current global agriculture rules perpetuate market concentration in the North and dumping in the South

  16. US military base

    Climate change, militarism and war

    Lyda Fernanda Forero, Nick Buxton
    20 Octubre 2016
    Multi-media

    How is climate change both caused by militarism and likely to fuel wars and further militarism? And who will suffer the consequences? This short video documentary, featuring interviews with prominent activists gathered at the UN Climate talks in Paris in 2015 discusses the connections.

  17. Disarm! For a climate of peace

    30 Septiembre 2016 - Evento

    TNI is one of the major partners of the International Peace Bureau Congress on Military and Social Spending that will be held in Berlin. TNI will be organising workshops on the links between militarism and climate change, extractivism, racism and the rise of the homeland security industry.

  18. Carbon offsets: accommodation or resistance?

    Esteve Corbera
    22 Abril 2016
    Multi-media

    In December 2015, 195 countries gathered in Paris and adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. They expressed their joint willingness to keep the global average temperature below 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, but they did not adopt any explicit emission reductions targets against which they could be held accountable for. 

  19. What makes the reformed Committee on World Food Security potentially attractive?

    Nora McKeon
    22 Abril 2016
    Multi-media

    The Committee for World Food Security is a privileged observation point to reflect on how global food governance and social mobilization intersect.

  20. What is governance? The issue of land and rights

    Padraig Carmody
    22 Abril 2016
    Multi-media

    What is governance? There are different definitions, but it can be conceived as the way that authority is exercised. Governance is networked, globalised, territorialised and differentiated. Governance has different objectives for different actors and actor networks. While it is a contested concept, globally governance is becoming increasingly financialised, and in some cases this includes land governance.

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